studio

hikikomori mastering studio

hikikomori mastering studio is located somewhere west of Japan and east of America, surrounded by snow and cold steady rain, secluded from everything.
the perfect settings for concluding the final stage of your music.

the studio is run by mastering engineer Frederik Brandt Jakobsen.
he has a masters of music degree from the royal danish academy of music.
his background spends from being a classical pianist, recording symphony orchestras to guitarist in various prog and noise rock bands.

Monitoring

custom design special made 3-ways precision speakers
genelec 1030a

analog outboard

spl masterbay s mastering console
studer A80 1/4″ mastering tape                                      
spl iron                                                                                                         
rupert neve design mbp                                            
manley massive passive                                                                  
manley vari mu                                                                                                     
pultec eqp-1a (custom made for mastering)                                  
urei 1176                                                                                                     
mäag eq4 (mastering)
elysia xpressor                                                                                      
bettermaker c502v                                                                                 
neve ’72 (mastering)
universal audio apollo quad / twin

Plug-ins   (the ones I use)

Fairchild 670
Ampex 102 / Studer A800
Neve 1073
Manley Massive Passive
Manley Vari Mu
Pultec EQP-1a / MEQ-5 / HLF-3C
Mäag EQ4
Urei 1176
LA-2A
EMT 140 / 250
Slate Digital (bundle)
Fabfilter (bundle)

Microphones

Neve / sE RNR1 matched pair
Neve / sE RN17 matched pair
Coles 4038 matched pair
Royer 101 matched pair
Royer 121 matched pair
AKG D112
sE X1 D
sE Z5600a II
sE 4400a matched pair
sE vr2 matched pair
sE T2
Shure sm7b
Sennheiser 441